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FOX News
May 3, 2014 11:30am PDT
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CSPAN
May 2, 2014 10:00am EDT
against russia clear in recent weeks. as a result, germany's position is unlikely to shift, barring a dramatic escalation of the conflict in ukraine. we will hear from chancellor merkel and president obama. in the meantime, a washington journal discussion this morning on the effectiveness of sanctions. host: our friday roundtable focusing on the issue of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool, do they work? carla anne robbins is a senior fellow at the council on foreign relations. mark dubowitz of the foundation for democracy. "the wall street journal" the president meets with angela merkel. german companies opposing sanctions, can you explain. guest: german companies opposed sanctions against iran, it is no surprise they are opposing sanctions against russia. the german corporate lobby is very strong. it is no surprise. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including former german chancellor, who is making a lot of money helping natural gas flow from russia to germany. no surprise. angela merkel is under pressure. host: one of the fundamental flaws of sa
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
. >> and that puts chancellor merk merkelle in a tough spot as she goes to the russia to visit with pew tipp. she speaks russian, and he speaks german, so they will have no confusion. her visit may have a key role in what happens next in ukraine. and dan coats, senator from indiana is joining me now, and i know that you had dinner with the chancellor last night, and look, the president made it clear to me in a question that i gave him over the weekend in asia that the u.s. was not going to go it alone on the sectorial sanctions and that means that the person ratcheting it up is angela merkel and where is she? >> well, she is clearly the spokesperson and the leader of the european nations, and in the best positions to deal with vladimir putin. i highly respect her and her leadership, but we need to speak with one voice, the u.s., and the european naxs in getting russia's attention, and we talked about the lack of ability to have the current sanctions to move the ball. >> and does she acknowledge that the sanctions are not working? >> yes, it is clear that we have not changed putin's calculations i
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
. reports from inside suggest that it is tension but calm. >> okay, johnna hull -- engineers. >> russia and ukraine had both promised to deescalate tensions in ukraine as part of a deal. >> angela merkel set to meet with president obama. the crisis in ukraine and the stepped up sanctions against russia expected to top the agenda as libby casey reports, this is her first visit to washington since it was revealed that the inform sa was listening in on her conversations >> reporter: president obama and chancellor merkel will meet for four hours at the whitehouse as both leaders wrestle with how far to push russia. >> they will say we have to go together and when it comes to ukraine, we have to work together to put more pressure on putin. but the interests are different. >> the latest round of sanctions by the u.s. and european union stop short of hitting russia's oil and gas industry, an industry german is tied to. trade between the two countries amounted to $100,000,000,000 last year. >> we work closely with russia. we are to some extent even dependent on russian gas. for that reason, we
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
, it is no surprise they are opposing sanctions against russia. the german corporate lobby is very strong. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including former german chancellor, who is making a lot of money helping natural gas flow from russia to germany. no surprise. angela merkel is under pressure. host: one of the fundamental flaws of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool? guest: it is limited and a blunt instrument but also there is no other choice. not a lot of other alternatives. politics are flawed, too. germany is russia's's largest trading partner in the eu. they have more economic interest in the u.s. and its owing to be hard to pressure russia and a major way unless the europeans are willing to play. host: let me share what jack lew told members of congress when it came to sanctions and at russia and the wealthy individuals linked to president putin. [video clip] >> if you look at the impact on russia's economy, it is misleading to look at what happens day by day. you have to look over the period of time since russia went into crimea and since we
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 6:00am EDT
gets a quarter of its gas from russia and half of that that was really news to me have a that passes through ukraine. we remember that in 2009 early in 2009, the pipelines were shut down to ukraine. what was the reason for that again? >> there was a price dispute between -- ukraine had not paid its debt and the russians shut down the gas supply to ukraine first and then for the rest of south eastern europe through ukraine a few days later. >> so that didn't have much of an effect on europe at the time because of the shorter rations because it had a tremendous effect, both 13 days of no gas in the dead of winter, and chip uses gas primarily for eating so the timing was not accidental. >> what did it do come increase the price? i mean, was there a scarcity going to your? >> it lasted 20 days in total, 13 days for most of europe and as a result what it did was drove home the realization of the publicly that europe has in its reliance on russian gas and its need for diversification. because it only lasted 13, the pain was a short-lived. >> does that mean that europe is less dependent on
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
understand that. finally in response to russia's continued threats against ukraine, we want to hear about the administration's efforts to support our friends. and allies, particularly yesterday's announcement of additional sanctions. unquestionably the u.s. mist send a strong signal, and demonstrate leadership in the international community that such acts of aggression in violation of ukraine's territorial sovereignty are unacceptable and should not be allowed to continue with impunity. mr. secretary we look forward to hearing your testimony. welcome to the committee. >> thank you. i'd like now to recognize miss lowey who is the ranking member of the full committee for any opening statement she might have. >> thank you, mr. chairman. and i'd like to thank you, and ranking member serrano, for holding this hearing, and to my friend, secretary lew, thank you for joining us today. we are, indeed, fortunate to have a person of wisdom and talent in your position today. mr. secretary your fiscal 2015 budget requests $13.8 billion to support the department of treasury. as you note in your testimo
PBS
May 1, 2014 5:30pm PDT
when woohoo . the i do the studios here in berlin this is a journal. thanks to his coming. russia percent since the school buildings in east in ukraine. the mets why does this gondola ride police used tear gas water cannon and tear down monday to protest its tentacles an irish politician gerry adams remains in custody wednesday this threat there have been some of the most violent scenes today to ukraine what an angry mob stormed a key government building internet the number of injuries reported. well as the unrest spreads russian president vladimir putin has called on ukraine to remove the security forces from the eastern and southern regions. wednesday's protests on ninety but that could prove especially difficult the land and fees morning tea and that it would have to rework its seventeen billion dollar brain that if it loses control of the economically important east. raising the state's still high protest is the fights done to make that a gas and stone the prosecutor's office and the mets. the run police guarding the building was beaten by them all the kids that the sun to pra
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 8:00pm EDT
, i'm ali velshi, sayonara. rocked by a latests yeah explosion. crisis in ukraine, russia's grip now tied with the east, and the nato leader now calls the emelin an enemy. >> may day demands angry crowds across the globe, choose today to take to the streets. from the ashes how a crack down on the taliban is creating new opportunities for young pakistanis. and the silk solution, new medical possibilities using web fighters fibers from spiders and goats. >> . >> we begin with ex-treatment violence late today, at least dozen people killed in an explosion just outside the capitol. witnesses say a car bomb went off near the check point. no one has claimed responsibility but the armed group has targeted the city before in it's fight against western influence, a rough francelation means western education is forbidden. tonight's attacks come two weeks after suspected boca gunman kidnapped 200 nigerian school girls. >> what we know speaking to the authorities is that there was a vehicle that was apparently layden with explosives that went off not far from a check point that was been manned by
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 6:00pm EDT
weather. in ukraine, the fears are growing from russian invasion. as the threatens rhetoric from russia's president gets louder. in seattle, the mayor announce as plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, the high nest the united states. and there are new images of toronto mayor rob ford, allegedly doing drugs yet again, ford says he is headed to rehab, won't talk to the leading challenger running against him, for mayor. >> for the first time in a few days the sun is shining here in the east coast, and communities in a dozen states are finally drying out and cleaning up. the stomps along the eastern seaboard were brutal. and philadelphia several inches of rain said rivers and streams over their banks, crews had to make their way through flooding streets. in maryland half way through baltimore, hundreds of people were told to evacuate after heavy rain flooded streets. authorities opened up nearby dams to prevent more flooding. and in florida a bay bay is one of hundreds of people rescued in pensacola. meanwhile, florida investigators are trying to determine if the heavy rains
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 4:00pm EDT
the military out there in the east might provide a pretext for russia to cross the border with it's own troops. that said, it is a powerful statement from the kiev administration, that it is not going to allow the east simply to slip away. >> what more do we know about the violence and controlling the violence in the east? >> well, it's been -- as i say, a public holiday, that has meant that people aren't at work, in the east it has given them ample opportunity, there have been peaceful protests. which has been previous hot bed of unrest, there was a large but peaceful protest today. but that said, there have been demonstrations which have effectively taking more billings in several cities up there in the east, and the biggest was in a place called dunat. the sheer numbers and the violence that they were prepared to use, overwhelmed those riot police, they were stripped of their riot shields and they protective equipment, they were marched rather embarrassingly through a gauntlet of protestor and is demonstrators are very clearly in control of several buildings now. >> very difficult situation
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 1:00pm EDT
are demanding access to jobs and higher wages. in russia, tens of thousands marching through red square. it is the first such display of the soviet era ceremony. may day protestors also in the streets of indonesia. demonstrators say the peers in thailand have better living standards than they do. and in istanbul turkey, demonstrators clashing with police, police fired tier gas at the crowd near the historic square. protestors wanted to hold their rallies there, but were told no. more on the violence that followed. >> demonstrators and police have clashed in several neighborhoods. demonstrators tried to march to the square, the police prevented them using tier gas and water call nones. the government is preventing unions from using squares that a venue for the may day rally. distake right to demonstrateever and whenever they want. this is part of an on going struggle in this. there is not just about a may day rally, the government does have it's critics. it was democratically elected, it has won the local elections but it's critics believe it has been abusing it's power. nose who have ta
CSPAN
May 1, 2014 5:00am EDT
't just drop in after 50 years. it was different then. but i have to go to japan. south korea. russia, china. we have to do this together. it will take 12 days. i only have six weeks left. it is the only time i ever saw arafat cry. he said oh, no, you can't do that. i said i have to make it look like i forced you to. it is very different in private. i didn't go. i said, we are giving up an opportunity to make the world a safer place. if you are not going to do this, just tell me. he went through this whole deal about how it would be 10 years again. he told two different arab leaders he was going to take the deal. the details had to be filled in. on january 7, i went to the israel policy forum and went public with this whole thing. i just had a couple of weeks. we really had until the middle of february when the israeli election was going to occur. under the agreement, israel had to ratify the peace agreement. because of the intifada, which started when ariel sharon went to the temple mount for the first time since 1967, which i begged arafat not to start, ehud barak was down 38%. they
FOX News
Apr 30, 2014 11:00pm PDT
. >> how serious is what is going on in crimea, ukraine, russia? >> it's very serious because it is a pattern, this is -- russia is an authoritarian state. putin is going to push as far as he can until he sees that the cost is too high and the resistance too great and there is too much to lose. and to the extent that we continue a pattern of words incrementalism as opposed to stiffer sanctions and in my view lethal and nonlethal assistance to countries that he is pushing against. i suspect what we will see is not just ukraine but down the road you can see him doing similar things as he did in the republic of georgia. he can be doing it in other central asian countries. >> should the sanctions that have been imposed. should they be imposed on putin. the saxes are imposed around him not on him personally. he is a very wealthy man, right? >> i assume that he has never shown me his bank book. >> he hasn't shown me either. have you ever met him? >> oh sure, my goodness, yes. >> what's he like? >> you get in a meeting with putin, and he is kind of a throw back to the old soviet bure
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 9:00pm EDT
. will be anrts important foreign policy tool. many of our friends and allies are forced to buy gas from russia's vladimir putin. imports over 60% of its natural gas from russia top this gives russia on amount -- an immense amount of power. russia has a habit of squeezing its neighbors energy when it wants to effect their actions. the u.s. has the resources to come to their aid. we need the political will. as mentioned previously, this subcommittee is focused on a process for proving natural gas exports. countries with whom we have a free trade agreement -- that export is consistent with public interest. authorization must be granted without delay. for countries with which we do not have a retreat agreement, the natural gas act presumes that. unless the department finds proposed exportation not consistent with public interest. natural gas has been part of a proposed pipeline through canada and mexico since the 1930's. granted the states first permit. the facility is currently under construction in louisiana. it will begin soon. when we had our last hearing on this topic, that was the only facil
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 6:00pm PDT
calling for broader, tougher sanctions to punish russia for the interference in ukraine. the civil war in south sudan is on the verge of famine. the united nations official warned today more than one million people fled the violence at the start of crucial planting season. she said she's appalled neither of the two warring leaders seems concerned by the looming disaster. violence overshadows election day in iraq as people headed to the polls today to cast ballots in parliamentary elections. at least five people died in independent attacks. jonathan rugman filed this report. >> reporter: it's the kind of democracy saddam hussein would have never allowed. but in a country now racked by sectarian violence, iraq goferred for eight years by nouri al maliki from the shia majority, a man who rarely smiles. he voted early today casting this election as a referendum on his war against terror. >> i wish to see a huge turnout. god willing, we'll celebrate the success of this election and defeat terrorism and those who bet the election would be postponed. >> reporter: in parts of anbar province th
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00pm EDT
biden talked about the importance of the military alliance and how nato members should react to russia's violation of ukrainian sovereignty. his remarks of the atlantic council in washington are 20 minutes. [applause] >> see the respect this group has, mr. vice president? theehalf of fred kemp and atlantic council, welcome to our family. we have members of the board of directors. we have members of our international advisory council and most important, we have got some serious leaders from europe who are trying to determine their destiny around europe full and free. so over the last day, we have had the pleasure of hearing from many of these leaders. and it really is a distinct letter to conclude this extraordinary and timely conference with remarks by the vice president of the united states joe biden. that vicetting president biden would conclude our conference because few have done more than you, mr. vice andident, to promote advance vision of a united europe. during his tenure in the senate as chair of the foreign relations committee, then senator biden provided critical bipartisan
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00am EDT
there is no way to stop the unrest in two eastern regions bordering russia. he says police and security pless," and are in some cases cooperating with pro-russian government who have seized buildings and taking people hostage. vice president joe biden reassure the prime minister of ofvia that in the face russian assertiveness in ukraine the united states is committed to the collective defense of nato allies. mr. biden met with latvian prime minister at the white house yesterday and today the vice president speaks at the atlantic council on the situation in ukraine. here the remarks later today on c-span radio. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. everybody says how do you think these women came from such a very low part of the world? so victorian era is stratified. there was the very rich and the middle class and then the real robber baron achievers. the life and times of these women is the most buccaneer time you can think of. after the civil war. finances were becoming major, yet rockefeller, jim fest, all of the robber barons were making a lot of money. i think it was e
FOX News
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am PDT
of motherhood as she set out to adopt a daughter from russia. but soon thereafter, our next guest discovered her daughter, julia, suffered from rad, reactive attachment disorder. it's a condition that affects thousands of orphans all across the globe due to abeen donement and neglect, among other things. that mom now sharing her story of her family and their ups and downs in the new book "rescuing julia twice." tina joins us live. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> you rescued her twice. the first time was? >> eight months old, siberian orphanage. got her on valentine's day, middle of the winters in siberia. and she was a beautiful baby. >> and you rescued her the second time when you realized something is the matters with my child and i got to figure out what it is. >> that's right. that's right. more importantly was we rescued her from herself. we rescued her from a dark place, a place where she was incapable of bonding and attaching and feeling the benefit of love. >> that's referred to as rad. >> it's a condition that is typically affiliated with children who have been neglected or abu
FOX News
Apr 30, 2014 1:00am PDT
, the situation involving russia and ukraine, a mere 34% approve. what does this does all add up to by a 53 to 39% margin voters say they would rather see republicans to counter obama's policies. are we seeing another set up for the gop like we saw in 2010? independents are more willing to vote for candidates who are against obamacare. they need to go out and be proud of obamacare and they should be using this as a message? what about the independent numbers? >> they are definitely important and i hope they run on obamacare car. i don't think that they will. i think it's really what's the message of the administration. i mean typically presidents don't do as well in the polling in their second term, this isn't a huge surprise to geeks who follow the numbers like you and i. i question what's the message, one minute it's birth control for women, and then red line he's not going to be enforce, then he's talking about the nba. what's the message of this administration? it seems like a ping-pong ball. on obamacare, it touches every single household and women that they are so convinced they have a mond
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 12:00am PDT
.s. officials say every day there is growing evidence that russia is putting together the unrest, even as russian officials want to repeatedly deny it. >> they want to assert that the people moving in military formation to take over buildings and then bring the local separatists in to occupy the building while they move on to another building, they assert that these people are merely local activists. as we have made clear, those kinds of claims are absurd. they defy any common sense. >> with moscow continuing to brush off american and european economic sanctions, republican and democratic lawmakers continue to urge stronger action. including accepting repeated requests from ukrainian leaders for lethal military aid. in washington today, i asked senator john mccain what that support would look like. >> you send weapons now. what kind of weapons specifically? >> look, they don't even have body armor or night vision capability. if it is all they're asking for weapons, i would give them aenlt anti-armor weapons, as well and set up a long-term assistance program. it is a morale thing with t
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 11:00pm PDT
for war. accuse him of having them and then to baghdad, libya, syria, russia and what other nation. then cock the hammer. if they don't do what we demand, start the war drums. this is the geronimo talk before the stupid ti of iraq. since vietnam the lines has been pushed. if a country fails to act the way we'd like we start war talk. we are one thumb to nose away from battle. this is the world of dick cheney, the american enterprise institute and the killers of the keyboard, chicken hawks who send otherses to battle while they man the op-ed pages. president obama did a great job in calling them out for what they are. warriors without swords, hawks without wings. patriots by the page, soldiers of the sound bite. that's "hardball." thanks for joining us. "all in with chris hayes" starts now. >>> effective immediately, i am banning mr. sterling for life from any association with the clippers organization or the nba. mr. sterling may not attend any nba games or practices. he may not be present at any clippers facility and he may not participate in any business or player personnel decis
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 12:00am EDT
polled by u.s.a. today said, sanction russia but don't arm ukraine. >> guest: i disagree. satisfactions will never work but a we'll never have a unified regime of sanctions that doesn't hurt. you need sanctions in an -- in types of countries that can't bite back. the sanctions work go in north korea. potentially iran. much more difficult in a -- against economy as large as russia where there's so many inner dependencies. nobody is calling for u.s. or nato come bad troops on the ground to engage, but we're talking about providing defensive weaponry, antitank weapons, to change's putin's cal can includes, that he doesn't mass a full-fledge invasion. give the ukrainian people a chance to stabilize their government, stabilize their country. >> host: i also want to ask you about what secretary of state john kerry says about the middle east peace progress. your colleague, senator ted cruz, said that kerry should step down for saying that israel risks an apartheid state. >> guest: the comment was obvious unfortunate is probably the best word to put on it. what it also does, basically betrays a
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 10:00pm EDT
not been taken. >> because russia has the veto? >> yes. so far, we have more than 700,000 refugees in our country. about 200,000 of them live in tent cities. 500,000 of them live in the cities. we have so far spent $3.5 billion for them. $50 million came from saudi arabia, $25 million from the u.s., and others from a number of countries but the total amount so far is $3.5 billion. we provide food, education. we try to provide assistance to these people and we want the west to be heard as well. we were unable to do this. nothing came out of the geneva talks. we are together with a number of countries in nato. we have a model partnership with the u.s. all of those relationships ought to mean something. there are lots of people who are internally displaced, millions. there's almost 200,000 people who have died. doing nothing and just watching is unacceptable. where is the u.n., the u.s., all these countries? >> what concrete steps would you recommend to change the circumstances? >> there were steps taken in a number of countries, in libya for example. some steps in different ways could be ta
FOX News
Apr 29, 2014 7:00pm PDT
officials and experts from the u.s., western europe, russia and japan kerry had this to say about our closest ally in the middle east. >> a unitary state winds up earth being an apartheid state with second-class citizens or it ends up acstate that destroys the capacity of israel to be a state. >> kerry said he wishes he chose a different word. his attempt to back track a little too little too late. calls for his resignation have now begun. >> it's my belief secretary kerry has proven himself unsuitable for the position he holds. and, therefore, before any further harm is done to our national security interests, and to our critical alliance with the nation of israel, that john kerry should offer president obama his resignation. and the president should accept it. >> i think cruz is right. this is beyond something requiring an apology. i think this is a resigning type statement. >> with reaction author, columnist, ann coulter. he blamed israel when, during the peace negotiations when they wouldn't recognize israel's simple right to exist. >> right. no, i mean, obviously the word aparthe
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
relationship with russia. you respect vladimir putin, yes? >> we respect and like each other. >> what do you tell him when he invades crimea? what do you tell him when he puts troops on the border of ukraine? >> in our conversation about crimea thomas i told him i did not agree with his actions. he said they were there because the people in crimea wanted to see them there. was thaton to that there could be other countries in the world who may look to but ity else to come in cannot be justification for the action. we should let those people stand on their own feet. if there is something we can help them with, we should do that so they can stand on their own feet. with respect to ukraine, there will be elections at the end of next month. they have to get necessary support for the elections to go forward. to be heldave because the provocation may be made to prevent the elections from taking place and that is something we need to ensure does not happen. believe thatnd i it would be important to have a positive approach. the people of ukraine and the people of russia are friendly, should be frien
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. and pro-russia activists are tightening *their grip on eastern cities. hundreds stormed buildings across luhansk today, a province that borders russia. barnaby phillips is in eastern ukraine with this report. >> the pro-russian crowd swept into the government building in luhansk unopposed- and despite widespread rumours that this takeover was imminent- the police did nothing- they seem unwilling to take on the crowds, and they were escorted away. so pro russian groups continue to extend their control in eastern ukraine. they want to hold them in early may, but in order for that vote to be credible, they need to have a large number area of authority. and that's what's driving them on. but how fair would such a vote be? roman lazorenko runs a news website in donetsk- we're going to his office - he's taken down the name plaque- and most of his staff are too afraid to come here- after a visit by a group of masked men who said he should report more favourably on the self-declared 'people's republic of donetsk' >> if the influence of the people's republic of donetsk grows, then it will be diff
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 5:00pm PDT
dollars. castle hill which had begun to evolve the group added is the one of russia's because we'll transfer to the boil. and also on the sanctions list. another talkin' is as gm group that i get from eight a pipeline building in one of gazprom is amazing that can contact us is whether he is around ten billion dollars tony brenton of former uk ambassador to russia of these the actions come to protest. weston has been telling a diplomatic norms are helpful. i think it helps if the rapture it's going to the speaker washington has not helped the two sides to find agreement. like i go to russia obviously having it there for part of the time he'll be the rush was a proud said steve country. i think an approach which concentrated more on class discussions with the russia with russia point here is a corporation like to be more successful. it wasn't any branches of full interview this thursday. we love washington needs of the eu has also added fifteen mornings its blacklist. how about when shot on target to russian companies. let's just take a look at the way at the monday that the e tra
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 3:59pm PDT
. pro-russia activists smashed their way into the regional administration building and -- in luhansk. with the windows broken, the crowd could climb in. of theirade no secret political sympathies. these are supporters of moscow who reject ukraine's pro eu government, which they see as illegitimate. a they are devising referendum on breaking away from kiev. it was not long before the governor's office had a new receptionist. the intruders are determined to stay. as for the police, they did nothing to stop this. they left the building without fighting back. >> the overwhelming majority of law enforcement bodies in the east are incapable of fulfilling their duty to defend our citizens. all the representatives of the services who are unable to fulfill their professional duties will be fired. >> for days now, pro-russian haves, some heavily armed, been seizing government buildings and police stations across the nation. the west accuses russia of stoking separatist sentiment here and escalating tension. today, the eu announced new sanctions against moscow. asset freezes against 15 individu
CNN
Apr 29, 2014 3:30pm PDT
invited under the vienna document, in which russia is a signatory and we're very hopeful that they will be released some time soon. >> do you blame just pro-russian demonstrators in eastern ukraine, ambassador, or do you blame russia itself? >> absolutely not. this is not something that is spontaneous or random. we've been very clear that there's strong evidence that this is a coordinated, kremlin coordinated, series of events, the takeover of the building in luhansk that we heard about a moment ago, i heard a journalist describe it as taking place with military efficiency. that's not an accident. the kremlin is coordinating this. this would not be happening without the kremlin's involvement. >> julia, what's your analysis? >> i think he's absolutely right, especially with what happened in kiev, which the russians are constantly asking us and inviting us to do, equating the movements in eastern ukraine, the pro-russian movements in eastern ukraine and what happened in kiev. it was guys with bats and shin guards. they didn't have this kind of weaponry, didn't have this kin
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 6:00pm EDT
sanctions against russia, but they have not flown across eastern ukraine. more than a pro russian pargeterprotesters storm headqus armed with baseball bats. barnaby phillips with the late latest. >> reporter: the pro-russian crowd swept into the government building unopposed. despite widespread rumors that the takeover was imminent, the police did nothing. they did refuse to hand their weapons over. then chi they were escorted awa. pro-russian groups want to hold a referendum in early may, but in order for that vote to be credible they need a large enough area under their authority. that is what is driving them on at the moment. but how fair would such a vote be? roman runs a news website in don estk. we'll go to his office. he's taking down the name plaque and staff who are too afraid to come here after a group of masked men came with baseball bats who said they should report more favorbly on the people's republic of donestk. >> i have one colleague who has received death threats. he has fled to kiev. >> reporter: some of those opposed to russia say they have enough. this video a
FOX News
Apr 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT
. >> intel is producing taped conversation of intelligence operatives take their orders from russia, moscow, and everybody can tell the difference in the accents, and in the idioms and in the language, and so forth. and we know exactly who is giving these orders, we know where they are coming from. >> he's also heard describing his counterpart of of russia. >>> still ahead, it's really true. political ads going positive. we'll tell you why. first, she refused to tell congress what she knows about the irs targeting of conservative groups. now lois lerner's lawyers say they want to talk instead. >>> a former u.s. irs bureaucrat who refuses to talk to congress, lawyers want to talk to congress. it's an attempt to avoid a contempt citation for targeting conservative groups. >> reporter: are the house expected to vote as early as next week to hold former irs official lois lerner in cop temt of -- contempt of congress. her attorney sent a letter to john boehner requesting he be allowed to speak to the house? >> that's not the american way and that's not what's going to happen. >> in his letter, h
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 4:00pm EDT
the u.s. secretary says sanctions against russia are working. they have not slowed dissent across ukraine. protesters occupy buildings in one of the largest cities in the east. more than 1,000 storm buildings armed with baseball bats and opened fire on police headquartersers. >> reporter: a day after washington announced a new round of sanctions, brussels linked the names of 15 linked to event in ukraine that it targets. nine are russian, ipp clueing demimry kozak who oversaw the crimea region into russia's federation. >> the e.r. u operator, and the defence minister in charge of the drops on the border. deputy foreign minister says:. >> the american list goes further, including companies and individuals, but stops short of targetting firms like rosnest, the oil giant, simply placing a ban and freeze on its director. now, russia will only feel the effect if there are further sanctions hitting the financial and energy sectors here. things which could hurt europe's interests as well. >> this mostly looks like political gestures, rather than any actions which can really jeopardise -
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 12:00pm PDT
. >> charlie: because russia has the veto. yes? s>> so far, we have nearly 700,000 refugees in our country. about 200,000 of them live in tents and 500,000 of them live in the cities and we have so far spent $3.5 billion for them. the support from other countries where the effort is $150 million, out of which $50 million came from saudi arabia, 25 million from the u.n. and others from a number of countries. but the total amount we've spent so far is $3.5 billion because we host them, we provide food, education, we try to provide assistance to these people, and we want the west to be heard as well. we should be in closer solidarity with the united states in this for example, but we're unable to do this. nothing came out of the geneva talks. we are together with a number of countries in nato. we have a partnership with the u.s. so all those relationships ought to mean something. there are lots of people who are internally displaced, millions, and there are almost 200,000 people who have died. doing nothing and just watching is unacceptable. where is the u.n.? where is the u.s.? where are all
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 2:00pm EDT
are trying to take on u.s. type rules and regulations to make it easier to be accredited investor. russia is not yet on the list. >> thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us. the cofounder of canyon. i will send it back to you. >> thank you both so much. one of the top stories that we have been following this afternoon, the press conference from the commissioner of the national basketball association saying that the voice heard on the tape making racist comments was in fact that of the owner of the los angeles clippers donald sterling. he has been banned for life. commissioner silver says he will seek a 75% approval from the board of directors to take that franchise away from mr. sterling. we continue to follow the story and give you more details as soon as we get them. headlines onhe bloomberg.com, streaming on your tablet. thank you for joining us. i will see you tomorrow. >> it is 56 past the hour, time to check the markets. let's take a look at where stocks are trading, about an hour left until the end of the session. the nasdaq up 8/10 of one percent as technology leads th
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 10:30am PDT
a great eye and is one of russia's biggest rail transport to the boil is also on the sanctions list another time this is as gm group and major gas pipeline built up under one on costumes main contract is it a wedding is around ten million dollars and tony martin the former you can constitute russia needs the actions of counterproductive. what's in it to the summit county diplomatic norms and helpful i think it helps if the rhetoric it's going to the speaker. washington has not helped the two sides to find agreement and i try to rush job is to have a good day at the bottom of time he'll be the masters of the road since steve country i think an approach which concentrated more on class discussions with russia with russia point here is a corporation like to be more successful. and you can watch tony brennan was going to be that fast and reliable fully washington's needs the eu has also acted as his morning staple on plants. how wonderful to be short on russian companies. the lake and the money. khamenei said trade between china and the wife mom to two twenty seven billion dollars in tw
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2014 12:00pm EDT
to those that were polled by "usa today" that said sanction russia but don't arm ukraine, that is what they found out in this poll. >> guest: i disagree. sanctions i don't believe are ever going to work because we'll never have a unified regime of sanctions that are going to have enough teeth where it doesn't hurt western interests as bad. and so we'll never have the types of sanctions. you need sanctions in an, in types of countries that can't bite back. sanctions work good, i think, in north korea, potentially iran. i think it's much more difficult against an economy as large as russia. again, nobody's calling for a u.s. or nato combat troops on the ground to engage, but we are talking about providing some pretty good defensive weaponry, things like antitank weapon, that type of thing, to change putin's calculus so he doesn't mass a full-fledged invasion. give the ukrainian people a chance to stabilize their government, stabilize their country. >> host: i also want to ask you about what secretary of state john kerry said about the mideast peace process. your colleague, senator ted cr
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 9:00am PDT
russia, today europe is following suit but nothing so far as stopped scenes like this in donetsk where pro-russian militants attacked a pro-kiev unity rally. more today from my exclusive interview with treasury secretary jack lew. >> these are very important sanctions. they are sanctions that will get their attention. >> war of words. secretary of state john kerry backtracks about using the a word apartheid to describe a future israeli state if the palestinians don't become a separate nation but admitting he chose the wrong word hasn't quieted his loudest critics. >> before any further harm is do to our national security interest and critical alliance with israel that john kerry should offer president obama his resignation. >> judgment day, what will be the cost for clippers owner donald sterling after making racist comments? we'll find out this afternoon. >> if nothing happened you can boycott in the offseason, not just the clippers b s but the w league has to. if he's not thrown out, you have to do something. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. we're facing another day o
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 11:00am EDT
today. hundreds of pro-russian separatists storming the building today. meanwhile russia is criticizing the sanctions imposed by the u.s. and eu, but the west says those sanctions are needed because russia is destabilizing ukraine. the white house contains to maintain there will be no military involvement on the part of the u.s. >> typically criticism of our foreign policy has been directed at the failure to use military force. and the question i think i would have is why is it that everybody is so eager to use military force after we have just gone through a decade of war at enormous costs to our troops and to our budget. >> meanwhile the mayor of kharkiv now being treated at a hospital in high fa, israel. he was shot in the back. officials say he is currently in a medically induced coma. >>> secretary of state john kerry saying he has hoped for a deal in peace talks today, but both sides remain bitterly divided. nick schifrin is in jers lem, and the u.s. is saying this is just a pause, but are we actually seeing the end of any line? >> well, as you know, it's never really the end of t
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am PDT
there in pieces. so what do you do now? >> one-two punch. after the u.s. expands sanctions against russia, today europe is following suit but nothing so far as stopped scenes like this in donetsk where pro-russian militants attacked a pro-kiev
LINKTV
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am PDT
and restricting licenses for certain u.s. exports to russia. ukraine,ensions in the the u.s. and european union have imposed new sanctions on russia. the national basketball association is set to announce its response today to the racist comments of los angeles clippers owner donald sterling. emerged friday, sterling lambastes his girlfriend for posting a picture with nba legend magic johnson and not to post pictures associated with black people. >> we will get reaction from the nations sports columnist dave zirin. theont is poised to become first day to require the labeling of gmos. >> we do not want to continue to be guinea pigs. we want to have a choice. >> we will speak with vermont state senator david zuckerman. he is also an organic farmer. all that and more coming up. welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the white house is releasing a new set of guidelines to address the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. a new task force report urges colleges to report anonymous surveys and adopt proven strategies for combating assault. the
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 10:00am EDT
on what's ahead. >> the u.s. took new action against russia for its role in the crisis in ukraine. >> did these sanctions freeze the assets of 17 companies companies? >> we have not seen comparable efforts. >> our goal is not to hurt the russian people. policy. >> iraq study group s at risk of becoming an apartheid state according to secretary of state john kerry. >> anybody who understands what apartheid s wouldn't make such a comment. >> secretary kerry has proven himself unsuitable to the position he holds. >> the sports world and beyond reacting to racist comments by the owner of the la clippers: . >> we begin with a diplomatic firestorm in the middle east. the starter, secretary of state john kerry who told th rtrlitra -- try lat tral t that unless they moved to a two-state solution, with peace talks scheduled to end tuesday, kerry said a 2-state collusion will be clearly underscored as the only reel alternative because a unitary state winds up being an apartheid state with second-class citizens or a state that destroys the capacity for israel to be a jewish state. condemnation of ke
CBS
Apr 29, 2014 7:00am PDT
an independent state. ukraine and the u.s. blame russia for stirring up unrest here and helping the insurgents, and there are many people here who agree. they want a unified ukraine, resent russian interference and are making their voices heard. we met a pro government activist delivering razor wire to a national guard base in donetsk. the nearby base was attacked by separatist and he told us the troops here are nervous. could there be a civil war here? >> when they sent russian troops in ukraine. without russian russian army, we will not have a civil war. >> reporter: russia denies any involvement in the insurgency here and instead blames the u.s. for backing ukraine's government and causing the unrest. norah. >> all right, holly, thank you. >>> it is 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning" we're there as a neighbor rescues a ,, >>> the offshore winds kicking into the gear overnight. looks like the hot wave has begun. in fact today these temperatures really going to soar starting out a little cool in the 40s and the 50s but beautiful out there right now to the coastline. going to be warm to hot by
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 6:30am PDT
this is the ninety six and brussels partner sanctions against russia on the ground to a russian separatists extend the trip the buildings and tensions remain high in june. as d day comes and it is without a peace deal in the middle east the american secretary of state seeks to diffuser out with israel over allegations he warned it could become an apartheid state. and it was time for fraud says prime minister might add about thirty edt in his address and what he calls encouraging extension from the opposition seeks to that problem. the team continue racing. when considering its share of calls but after russia's deputy foreign minister has said there is no reason to fear or russia will seek to repeat the crimea cru in south eastern ukraine sergei free up call for speaking in the wake of fresh sanctions announced by washington and brussels the european union has just released a list of fifteen politicians and meet readers that it will subject to us that freezes and travel bans washington has unveiled a rough to extend sanctions against moscow. seven more individuals with his ties to the russian presi
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